Kėdainiai Air Base
|Elevation AMSL||171 ft / 52 m|
Kedainiai (ICAO: EYKD) is an airport in Lithuania located 45 km north of Kaunas. It has 28 large pads. Aeronautical sources list it as "civilian", so its military use has been retired. There is a large hangar as well, that houses a variety of privately owned light aircraft. The civilian aircraft usually operate from the taxiways, as they are more than adequate for light aircraft. It also often hosts auto racing on the main runways, both drag racing and drift courses.
It was the base for 600 VTAP (600th Military Transport Aviation Regiment) flying Il-76 and An-12 from September 1958, until 1992 when the unit was relocated to Shadrinsk, Kurgan Oblast. While in Lithuania the regiment was under command of the 3rd Guards, 12th and 18th (4.66 - 1998) Military Transport Aviation Divisions.
- "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. and http://www.ww2.dk/new/air%20force/regiment/tap/600vtap.htm
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